James Dunn: The Gospel and the Gospels

dunnHow did the ‘gospel’ preached by the first Christian missionaries become the Gospel according to Matthew, Mark, Luke and John?   What about the other Gospels, particularly the Gospel of Thomas? Are they also ‘gospel’?   Should Christians recognize more than the four New Testament Gospels?  If so, how would that affect our understanding of Jesus’ mission?  If not, why not?

Those are the issues Jimmy Dunn will address during his Laing Lecture this February.  Full details from the London School of Theology here.  Happily

After the success of last years live stream, this years event will also be live streamed at this website. The video feed will begin at 7.30 on the day of the event.

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